Financial news on December 13, 2019

Business and Financial news
b'Battle Over a $9 Million Will Rests on Just One Clause'

b'Three charities say they\xe2\x80\x99re the heirs to a woman\xe2\x80\x99s estate. But the daughter of the woman\xe2\x80\x99s partner argues that she\xe2\x80\x99s the victim of bias against common-law gay marriage.' Read more..

b'By Paul Sullivan' - b'The New York Times'

b'Brexit Once Meant a Weaker British Pound, but Not Anymore'

b'Britain\xe2\x80\x99s currency has gained on the prospect that a Conservative victory will remove uncertainty about the break from the European Union.' Read more..

b'By Amie Tsang and Matt Phillips' - b'The New York Times'

b'Brexit\xe2\x80\x99s Advance Opens a New Trade Era'

b'The decisive Conservative victory in Britain leaves no doubt that in today\xe2\x80\x99s global equation, national interests are supreme and globalization is suspect.' Read more..

b'By Peter S. Goodman' - b'The New York Times'

b'Check Out the New W-4 Tax Withholding Form. Really.'

b'The first major redesign since 1987 is simpler and reflects tax code changes, the I.R.S. said. Workers should make sure it also reflects what they owe.' Read more..

b'By Ann Carrns' - b'The New York Times'

b'Irish Whiskey, Olive Oil and Waffles Could Face Tariffs Up to 100 Percent'

b'The import taxes are retaliation for excessive subsidies by the European Union to the aerospace giant Airbus.' Read more..

b'By Jim Tankersley' - b'The New York Times'

b'Steve Burke, the Head of NBCUniversal, Plans to Step Down Next Year'

b'After a decade at the helm, he is waiting for his contract to expire before heading to his Montana ranch, people at the company said.' Read more..

b'By Edmund Lee' - b'The New York Times'

b'The Week in Tech: Countdown to the California Consumer Privacy Act'

b'Companies are figuring out how to deal with a new law that gives individuals the right to see, delete and stop the sale of the personal information about them.' Read more..

b'By Natasha Singer' - b'The New York Times'

b'\xe2\x80\x98Bombshell\xe2\x80\x99 Raises a Question: What\xe2\x80\x99s Megyn Kelly Up to Anyway?'

b'A year after the anchor was ousted from NBC, Charlize Theron brings her back as someone who helped take on Fox News from the inside.' Read more..

b'By Michael M. Grynbaum and John Koblin' - b'The New York Times'

b'\xe2\x80\x98We Trusted You\xe2\x80\x99: WeWork\xe2\x80\x99s Chair on Adam Neumann and the Future'

b'After a bailout by SoftBank, the shared office space company plans to sell customers more services and renegotiate leases with landlords.' Read more..

b'By Andrew Ross Sorkin and Peter Eavis' - b'The New York Times'

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